Companies Companies Founded in 1887

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1887; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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A. G. Edwards is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
A. G. Edwards Investment banking, Financial Services, Security Brokers A.G. Edwards, Inc. was an American financial services holding company; its principal wholly owned subsidiary was A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., which operated as a full-service securities ...more

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Alameda Municipal Power is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Alameda Municipal Power Telecommunications, Cable television Alameda Municipal Power is a municipal utility serving the City of Alameda, California. Founded in 1887, it provides electricity to approximately 34,000 residential, commercial, and municipal ...more

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Biederlack is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Biederlack Biederlack is a German manufacturer of jacquard woven high-pile acrylic blankets and throws.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Preparation, Pharmaceutical industry Bristol-Myers Squibb, often referred to as BMS, is an American pharmaceutical company, headquartered in New York City. Bristol-Myers Squibb manufactures prescription pharmaceuticals in several ...more

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C. F. Sauer Company is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
C. F. Sauer Company The C.F. Sauer Company is a cooking products business that makes extracts and other food products. It was founded in 1887 by C.F. Sauer in Richmond, Virginia, where it maintains its

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Consolidated Gold Fields is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Consolidated Gold Fields Mining Consolidated Gold Fields was a British gold-mining company. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index but was acquired by Hanson plc in 1988.

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Edge-Sweets Company is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Edge-Sweets Company The Edge-Sweets Company was founded in 1887 as the Frank Edge Company, to produce saw blades for the furniture industry. In 1950, the emphasis at Edge switched to saws for the newly developed ...more

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Fleischmann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Fleischmann Fleischmann is a German manufacturer of model railway products. Fleischmann was founded in Nuremberg in 1887 by Jean Fleischmann, as a toy company. Their first model train, in O scale, was ...more

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Foote & Davies Company is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Foote & Davies Company Publishing Foote & Davies Company was the most important book printer in early Atlanta. Founded in 1887, their first office and plant was 65 Alabama St just west of the depot. But by 1910 they had ...more

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Foster's Group is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Foster's Group Foster's Group was an Australian beer group with interests in brewing and soft drinks. Foster's Group Limited was based in Melbourne, Victoria and was renamed Carlton & United Breweries ...more

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Gimbels is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Gimbels Retail Gimbel Brothers was an American department store corporation from 1887 until 1987. The company is known for creating the Gimbels Thanksgiving Day Parade, the oldest parade in the country. ...more

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Gowlings is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Gowlings Law firm Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP,Gowlings, is one of Canada's largest full-service law firms, with over 750 professionals practising in 10 cities in Canada, Russia, China and the United Kingdom. ...more

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H. B. Fuller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
H. B. Fuller Adhesive Manufacturing

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Huffy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Huffy The Huffy Corporation is an American manufacturer and importer of bicycles. It has its roots in 1887 when George P. Huffman purchased the Davis Sewing Machine Company and moved its factory to ...more

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Jenss is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Jenss Retail Jenss was a small chain of department stores in Western New York State. The company was founded in 1887 by the Jenss brothers in Lockport, New York. In 1951, Harold Dautch bought the company. In ...more

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Loeb's (department store) is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Loeb's (department store) Retail Loeb's (department store) is a Meridian, MS based, brick and mortar and online specialty store. Loeb's was originally founded in 1887 by Alexander M. Loeb as Alex Loeb, Inc. Today, Loeb's ...more

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Manulife Financial is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Manulife Financial Insurance Carriers, Financial Services, Direct Life Insurance Carriers Manulife or Manulife Financial is a Canadian insurance company and financial services provider, with a head office in Toronto, Canada. The company operates in Canada and Asia as ...more

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Marathon Oil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Marathon Oil Petroleum industry, Petroleum Refineries Marathon Oil Corporation is a United States-based oil and natural gas exploration and production company. Principal exploration activities are in the United States, Norway, Equatorial Guinea, ...more

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Marks & Clerk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Marks & Clerk Offices of Lawyers Marks & Clerk is an international firm of patent and trade mark attorneys with an associated intellectual property law firm Marks & Clerk Solicitors. The Legal 500 of 2011 rates it as a ...more

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Nestle Canada is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Nestle Canada Manufacturing Nestle Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nestlé S.A.

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New Imperial Motors is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
New Imperial Motors Motorcycles, Bicycles, and Parts New Imperial was a British motorcycle manufacturer founded by Norman Downes in Birmingham, between 1887 and 1901, and became New Imperial Motors Ltd in 1912, when serious production commenced. ...more

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Nordenfelt Guns and Ammunition... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Nordenfelt Guns and Ammunition Company

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Open Court Publishing Company is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Open Court Publishing Company Publishing The Open Court Publishing Company is a publisher with offices in Chicago and La Salle, Illinois. It is part of the Carus Publishing Company of Peru, Illinois.

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Perrigo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Perrigo Pharmaceutical industry Perrigo Company plc is an Irish international manufacturer of private label over-the-counter pharmaceuticals. The company’s shares are traded on the NYSE and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange; as a ...more

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Rawlings is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Rawlings Rawlings is a sports equipment manufacturing company in the United States. It was founded in 1887. The parent company is Jarden, Inc. Rawlings specializes in baseball equipment, but also ...more

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Danske Bank is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Danske Bank Financial Services

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Sanger-Harris is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Sanger-Harris Retail Sanger-Harris was a department store chain from 1961 to 1987. It was formed by Federated Department Stores in 1961 from two Dallas, Texas chains, Sanger Brothers and A. Harris and Co., that ...more

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The Jones Store is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
The Jones Store Retail The Jones Store Company was an American chain of department stores located in the Kansas City area formerly operated by Mercantile Stores Company and the St. Louis, Missouri-based May Co.

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Union Camp Corporation is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Union Camp Corporation Manufacturing Union Camp Corporation was an American pulp and paper company and a private owner of timberland in the United States. In 1999 it was acquired by International Paper.

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Wolseley plc is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Wolseley plc Wolseley plc is a multinational building materials distribution company headquartered near Reading, United Kingdom. It is the world's largest heating and plumbing distributor to the professional ...more

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Woodward & Lothrop is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Woodward & Lothrop Retail Woodward & Lothrop was a department store chain headquartered in Washington, D.C. Woodward & Lothrop was Washington, D.C.'s first department store, opening in 1887. Woodies, as it was ...more

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Yerevan Brandy Company is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1887
Yerevan Brandy Company Yerevan Brandy Company is the leading enterprise of Armenia for the production of alcoholic beverages. Its main brand name is Ararat. Currently the company boasts a large following, particularly ...more